Cadcam developer Delcam has reported that sales for the year to
31st December 2003 were £20.5 million, an increase of 8.5 per cent
on the previous best annual sales of £18.9 million. Food and
beverage packaging has increasingly become...
Global chocolate supplier Barry Callebaut said that recent
acquisitions had boosted its six month figures, with net profit
showing double-digit growth. But low cocoa prices affected
activities at the processing arm of the company.
Natural colours UK firm Overseal Foods is set to carve a deeper
position in the US market, signing a new distribution deal with US
company RFI Ingredients and meeting growing demand for natural
colouring foodstuffs, writes Lindsey...
DSM Food Specialties, the leading producer of ingredient solutions,
has launched a new scanning kit that it claims can identify the
presence of antibiotics in milk more accurately. The product is in
line with traditional testing systems...
Growing through international expansion, chewing gum giant Wm.
Wrigley Jr has closed on a €215 million deal to acquire the Joyco
gum and confectionery businesses from Agrolimen, a privately-held
Spanish food conglomerate. The acquisition...
Building on its position as a leading sweetner alternative in the
confectionery sector, ingredients firm Arla Food will see its
low-cal, low-carb tagatose sweetener emblazoned on the packaging of
a new range of juices, notably at...
Elizabeth Shaw is celebrating 40 years in the confectionery
business with the re-launch of its market-leading liqueur chocolate
brand Famous Names, with a new design that uses a packaging
technique never used before in the sector.
Significant investment into production facilities and new product
launches seem to be paying off for Heidi Chocolats Suisse Romania,
after the company announced that its sales for the month of
February grew by 80 per cent.
New ways to combat the global obesity epidemic could be on the way
as recent findings from influential obesity researcher Jeffrey
Friedman improves our understanding of leptin resistance and
obesity. New studies show that the appetite-regulating...
Despite repeated pledges to tackle the problem, many of the big
brand breakfast cereals on supermarket shelves in the UK still
contain excessive levels of sugar, salt and fat, according to new
research from the Consumers' Association...
Is Big Red the next functional food fad? Scientists in the US claim
the natural flavours found in the chewing gum brand manufactured by
gum giant Wrigley's could beat the bacteria that causes bad breath.
Russian white sugar production from imported raw beet is reported
to be down by 23 per cent for the start of the year, as the sector
struggles against diminished supplies of raw materials and high
stocks of unsold processed sugar....